Luxury Safari Lodges and Camps in Africa

Singita Boulders Lodge, Kruger – South Africa. This lodge is set along the boulder-strewn banks of the Sand River in the sensational Sabi Sands Game Reserve, a private slice of wilderness neighbouring the Kruger. Its glass-walled and open-air spaces allow you to appreciate your magnificent surroundings in the midst of the African bush.

The dining experience is second-to-none and elevated by an extensive wine cellar showcasing some of Africa’s most sought-after private wine reserves. In this lodge you enjoy all the luxurious settings go the Singita collections.

All game drives with professional rangers and skilled trackers ensure close encounters with the Big 5. The reserve is particularly famous for its leopards and boasts an unrivalled record for the regularity and quality of sightings.

The lodge is sensitively designed to make the most of its tranquil setting. Should you tire of the spa or lazing beside your private plunge pool, guided nature walks and visits to a local village offer more active ways to unwind. The close of each thrilling day brings you home to Singita’s famous fine dining and the exceptional Boulders’ wine cellar.

Angama Mara, Maasai Mara

Perched on the very edge of the Great Rift Valley, views from Angama Mara are simply spell-binding. The well conceptualized inside-outside living areas are separated by 11m / 33ft floor-to-ceiling windows, and are adorned with exquisite handcrafted and designer furniture pieces that capture a minimal and contemporary Maasai – inspired space.

This unique blend of location, views and design is completed by outstanding game viewing to River Mara, scene of much drama during the annual Wildebeest Migration, is a mere 20 minutes away and a total commitment to social welfare through the Oloololo Wildlife Community Trust.

Add garden-to-table dining experiences and a photography studio run by a top wildlife photographer, and you can see why Angama Mara is sought-after by guests wanting a completely immersive experience.

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro

Views from the rim of the world’s largest intact caldera are enough to take your breath away. The Lodge also succeeds in capturing the romance of its setting in its timeless elegance and design. Circular clay buildings with thatch roofs create a warm and inviting space, while brocade sofas, gilt mirrors and beaded chandeliers transform the space into a baroque château fit for kings and queens.

The interiors and finishes are pure opulence. Chandelier-lit bathrooms, personal butler service and very fine dining give Ngorongoro Crater Lodge a richly deserved reputation for excellence.

The encircled grasslands of the crater floor offer excellent game viewing year-round with 25 000 large mammals, including black rhino, zebra and eland, and Africa’s densest population of lion. The rain forests of the crater walls are home to elephant, buffalo, leopard and cheetah, making for spectacular game viewing.

Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

Rwanda’s first lodge to combine world-class luxury with a once-in-a-lifetime gorilla trekking safari experience. With a pioneering vision of reforestation and community partnership, Bisate lodge has a long-term commitment to responsible eco – tourism and the conservation of Rwanda’s incredible natural heritage.

Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge

The lodge’s one-of-a-kind design look like traditional huts while the sumptuous interiors offer comfort, warmth and luxury African safari amenities like cozy fireplaces and a well-stocked wine cellar.

The Volcanoes National Park is located along the western branch of the East African Rift – one of the most important biodiversity hotspots on the continent that is home to over 60 bird and mammal species found nowhere else on earth. The most well-known and celebrated of these is the mountain gorilla, and you will have the opportunity of encountering one of 10 habituated family groups inside the park.

Other attractions in the area include Iby’Iwacu cultural village, the spectacular twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera, the lava tunnels of the Musanze Caves, astonishing birding, and tracking specialized endemic species like the golden monkey.

Gorilla Forest Camp is designed to have a light ecological footprint but it will still make a big impact on you! The perfect starting point for encounters with the mountain gorillas of Bwindi, this small lodge offers authentic luxury within the boundaries of the world-famous national park.

In fact, gorilla families often visit the lodge and its surroundings, so you may well get to enjoy your first great ape sighting without any trekking at all. Additional activities include cultural visits to a local Batwa village, while special sedan chairs offer differently – able guests the chance to participate in gorilla trekking tours in Uganda.

Singita Pamushana Lodge, Malilangwe

Situated in Zimbabwe’s far-flung southeast, the exclusive Pamushana Lodge is perched on a cliff in the 130 000-acre private Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve that borders the spectacular Gonarezhou National Park. Flamboyant suites are nestled under a canopy of trees and boast breath-taking views over a striking landscape.

Little Kulala, Sossusvlei

It has an impressive array of guest activities like nature walks and drives, hot-air balloon safaris and eco- sensitive quad biking (ATV) excursions around the dunes of our planet’s oldest desert, Little Kulala offers a unique experience in one of Africa’s secret corners. Situated in a private reserve with exclusive access to Sossusvlei via a private gate, this luxury African safari lodge is perfect for that special occasion holiday in Namibia.

Chief’s Camp, Okavango Delta

The Moremi Game Reserve is one of Africa’s most beautiful conservation areas: a stunning montage of lily-covered wetlands, sparkling floodplains, open grassland and dappled forests.

It’s home to some of Botswana’s best predator sightings and the iconic Chief’s Island the biggest in the Okavango Delta which harbours the luxurious Chief’s Camp within a tranquil setting. Boasting some of the biggest suites in the area, Chief’s Camp delivers boatloads of safari chic, personalized service and a very exclusive Delta experience.

Chinzombo, South Luangwa

The South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is one of Africa’s hidden secrets, boasting untouched natural beauty, great walking safaris and crowd-free big game viewing. Set in this unexplored reserve on the banks of the Luangwa River lies the sophisticated and elegant Chinzombo, with just six gorgeous villas tucked separately into the forest canopy.